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Jerome "Jay" Apt Jerome

Professor Emeritus | Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, UNITED STATES

Biography

Jay Apt is a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and in the CMU Department of Engineering and Public Policy. He is the Co-Director (with Granger Morgan) of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center and Director of the RenewElec (renewable electricity) project.

Apt's research focuses on: Reliability of the electric power grid. Mathematical, regulatory, and market characteristics of renewable and other low-carbon electric power. Low-carbon economics and technologies, including solar radiation management. Physical risk analysis and management. Mathematical, regulatory, and market characteristics of renewable and other low-carbon electric power. Low-carbon economics and technologies, including solar radiation management. Physical risk analysis and management.

He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received the NASA Distinguished Service Medal in 1997 and the Metcalf Lifetime Achievement Award for significant contributions to engineering in 2002.

Areas of Expertise (1)

Energy

Education (2)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ph.D., Experimental Atomic Physics

Harvard College: B.A., Physics